Vietnamese prime minister tells province to stop building new cement plants

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Vietnam: At a recent working session with the authorities of Vietnam’s northern province of Ha Nam, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked the region not to grant an investment license for any new cement plants. He also urged the provincial authorities to take a closer look at environmental protection.

At present, Ha Nam province has 11 rotary kilns making cement that share a combined capacity of 21Mt/yr, including the Xuan Thanh 2, the Vissai Ha Nam, and the Thanh Thang cement plants. The province has the largest production capacity in the country, according to data from the Ministry of Construction.

Last modified on 30 May 2018

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